PURCHASE TICKETS FOR TASTE OF TOMATO FESTIVAL here.
On Monday, September 14th, Keep Growing Detroit, FoodLab Detroit, Labrosse Farm, and Edible WOW will be hosting Taste of Tomato at the Plum Street Market Garden from 4-7PM. The event will highlight the connections between local farmers, chefs, and small business owners and the role the humble tomato is playing in stimulating a new food economy in our city. The event will feature a tomato tasting room with over 30 varieties of tomatoes, samples of delicious savory tomato dishes and the Grown and Made marketplace which will introduce and amaze guest to the many products crafted by Detroit’s FoodLab entrepreneurs with the local tomato harvest. Guests will also be treated to a farm tour of Plum Street Market Garden, a 1.75 acre urban production farm that produces over 20,000 pounds of fresh produce each year. There will also be field education sessions to learn about cultivating, harvesting and processing tomatoes.
The event is $15 per person for general admission. Ticket price includes a farm tour, access to the Grown and Made Marketplace and a tasting ticket. Additional tasting tickets will be available for purchase. The event will begin with an exclusive Chef’s Hour for professional chefs from 4-5PM and then will be open for the public from 5-7PM. Plum Street Market Garden is located at 2202 Third Street, across from the MGM Casino Parking lot, entrance on Plum St. Free parking is available in the MGM Parking Structure.
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